Australia have as soon as once more asserted their supremacy in cricket and clinched their sixth ODI World Cup title with a powerful win over India within the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Ultimate 2023 on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday, November 19.
Pat Cumminswho led the facet, orchestrated a masterclass that left Rohit Sharma’s Group India in shock.
Australia defeated India by 6 wickets
India opted to bat first and confronted early challenges from the ruthless Australian bowling assault. Regardless of the efforts of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli And KL Rahulthe Males in Blue struggled to achieve a formidable whole, settling for 240 runs within the first innings.
The Indian bowlers, led by speedster jasprit bumrah, utilized constant stress, inflicting early hiccups for the Australian batting line-up. However a outstanding efficiency Travis Head turned the tide for the Yellow Military. Head’s magnificent century not solely stabilized the innings but in addition propelled Australia to a snug six-wicket victory.
“The outcome was to not our liking. We weren’t adequate in the present day. We tried all the things, however it wasn’t meant to be. 20-30 runs extra would have been good, KL and Kohli have been constructing a very good partnership and we have been taking a look at 270-280 however we saved dropping wickets,” Rohit stated within the post-match presentation.
“When you have got 240 on the board you wish to take wickets however credit score to Head and [Marnus] Labuschagne for taking us out of the sport however I really feel wicket has turn into a bit of higher to bat underneath lights. Do not wish to use that as an excuse. We did not put sufficient runs on the board. Because of the 2 guys within the center for creating a superb collaboration,” added the dropping captain.
In the meantime, it was India’s second ICC ultimate defeat this 12 months as Rohit & Co. quite the Ultimate of the World Testing Championship (WTC). in June on the Oval towards the identical opponent.
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Listing of award winners on the night of the CWC 2023 ultimate:
- Winners – Australia (US$4 million)
- Runners-up – India (US$2 million)
- Participant of the match – Travis Head (137 runs off 120 balls, 15 fours and 4 sixes)
- Participant of the event – Virat Kohli (765 runs, 11 innings, batting common – 95.62)